square dance

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v square dance dance in formation
    • n square dance American country dancing in which couples form squares
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Usage

In literature:

However, community centers are trying valiantly to bring back square dancing and community singing.
"Blue Ridge Country" by Jean Thomas
All large towns had a square in their centre, where the religious dances were performed.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
This square is one of the dancing-grounds of Vao.
"Two Years with the Natives in the Western Pacific" by Felix Speiser
The sun came dancing in through the leaves at a square window.
"Betty Leicester" by Sarah Orne Jewett
If it isn't square-dancing in the Grange Hall, it's a pageant in the Masonic Temple.
"The Great Gray Plague" by Raymond F. Jones
They danced to perfection; even the "grand square" was got through without a blunder.
"Harper's Young People, February 3, 1880" by Various
How about giving me the first square dance?
"The Comings of Cousin Ann" by Emma Speed Sampson
Half-way down toward the square he reached a dance hall.
"The Mountain Divide" by Frank H. Spearman
She's square, even if she does run a dance hall and rents a gamblin' joint.
"The Plunderer" by Roy Norton
Then Jack suggested to her that she might as well stand up for a square dance.
"Is He Popenjoy?" by Anthony Trollope
They had square dances then.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
To leave him and the proposal that was on his very lips for a square dance with a tutor!
"Sir Tom" by Mrs. Oliphant
In the great square hundreds of frenzied people, at the risk of losing their shoes or their heads, danced frantically round and round.
"The City Curious" by Jean de Bosschère
In a corner of the square a street singer with a guitar and dancing children attracts a small crowd.
"The Unveiling of Lhasa" by Edmund Candler
The service of the Dancing Dervishes takes place in their mosque, which is near the square of Sultan Hassan.
"Mentone, Cairo, and Corfu" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
The interims between drinks are occupied by square dances.
"The Westerners" by Stewart Edward White
We're going to have the old-fashioned square dances just as soon as everybody is here.
"Betty Lee, Sophomore" by Harriet Pyne Grove
It is often stated that the square dance is of modern French origin.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9" by Various
The procession marched straight to the great square where the scalp dance was to take place.
"The White Scalper" by Gustave Aimard
On the public square, the dusky maidens gather, and with shrieks and shouts, dance with unabated glee.
"Makers and Romance of Alabama History" by B. F. Riley
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In news:

Calico Twirlers Monthly Square Dance .
He also taught classes in square dance .
After he retired in 1981 from FRAM Corp. Where he was a foreman, Hathcock was able to give even more time to square dancing - as always, with Neta at his side.
Every Wednesday, the Marshfield club gets together to square dance .
One of area's largest square dance clubs calls Shawnee home.
Aledo United Methodist Church Square Dance .
Gaga fans planning Marion Square dance -a-thon.
Square dance craze comes to Open Space.
Now, square dancing is coming to Vashon.
Square dance planned in Snoqualmie.
The latest square dance night in Snoqualmie is planned for 6:30 to 8:30 pm Saturday, March 21 at Cascade View Elementary School, 34816 S E. This event is for beginners and experienced dancers of all ages.
Find a partner and prepare to promenade: square dancing has come to the Valley.
The Dakota Dudes and Dolls Square Dance Club of Elk Point are hosting the event.
The Square Dance Safari Hour.
This Square Dance Disaster Hour.
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